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Sitting In The Circle

It’s often the smallest things that stop you in your tracks. The things that you don’t even think about and then you see something or hear something and all of a sudden you’re overcome with a memory…a moment…a season of … Continue reading

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Concrete Floors

Two and a half years ago…I remember a time where I wasn’t always wondering when the next rug would be pulled out from under me. It was Thanksgiving. My youngest girl and I had gone to Ohio for the week. … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

I knew I was in trouble when I read the outline in the bulletin at church Sunday…the story of Lazarus…the shortest…most powerful verse in the Bible. John 11:35 Jesus wept. The worship music…the song that left me unable to sing…mouthing … Continue reading

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A Proverbs A Day…

A couple of weeks ago my husband told me in a letter that he’d been reading a Proverbs a day and asked me to read Proverbs “with” him. He shared the verse that spoke to him the most from the … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

I just finished pulling weeds…for an hour…okay…for 40 minutes…but I continued to sweat like I was still out there for another 20 minutes so let’s call it good. I don’t pull weeds. Or garden. It’s not my thing. I don’t … Continue reading

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She’s Only Thirteen Once

This is the hardest part of writing; if we write it as it really happened, we have to bleed on paper. @Allyvest on Twitter I came across this on Twitter in the middle of sharing pictures from Alex’s first formal. … Continue reading

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Ten Minutes…Twice A Week

Texting has long been a life line between me and my husband. About a year ago our pastor recommended we stop talking texting each other all day and either pick up the phone and talk like with our voices and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Because when your husband is in rehab and you don’t get to spend Valentine’s Day together you get him a cake from his favorite bakery and stay up until 3 am to make 56 goodie bags with his favorite candy…and … Continue reading

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Too Hard

The words were not any I was expecting…or even ready to hear. Not this time. I hadn’t prepared myself for this. Other times, yes. But not this time. We made plans. 2015 was going to be a better year. It … Continue reading

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Best Friends…Forever?

My BIL got remarried this weekend. To an awesome woman who I love and respect. She has been unofficially part of our family since before I was part of the family. I am super excited for them both. They’re both … Continue reading

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